spurned


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spurn

 (spûrn)
v. spurned, spurn·ing, spurns
v.tr.
1. To reject with disdain or contempt. See Synonyms at refuse1.
2. Archaic To kick at or tread on disdainfully.
v.intr.
To reject something contemptuously.
n. Archaic
1. A contemptuous rejection.
2. A kick.

[Middle English spurnen, from Old English spurnan; see sperə- in Indo-European roots.]

spurn′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.spurned - rebuffed (by a lover) without warning; "jilted at the altar"
unloved - not loved
Translations

spurned

adj offer, giftzurückgewiesen; loveverschmäht; spurner loververschmähter Liebhaber, verschmähte Liebhaberin
References in classic literature ?
One day it offered itself to a Truly Good Man, who, after examining the label and finding the price was exactly twice as great as he was willing to pay, spurned the Political Preferment from his door.
But the ship, having her full complement of seamen, spurned his suit; and not all the King his father's influence could prevail.
"Tonight, when it is dark I will torture him." She looked upon his perfect, godlike figure and upon his handsome, smiling face and then she steeled her heart again by thoughts of her love spurned; by religious thoughts that damned the infidel who had desecrated the holy of holies; who had taken from the blood-stained altar of Opar the offering to the Flaming God--and not once but thrice.
Down went Pew with a cry that rang high into the night; and the four hoofs trampled and spurned him and passed by.
The mountaineers spurned at their offer, and declared that, unless all the horses were relinquished, the prisoners should be burnt to death.
Sir Walter spurned the idea of its being offered in any manner; forbad the slightest hint being dropped of his having such an intention; and it was only on the supposition of his being spontaneously solicited by some most unexceptionable applicant, on his own terms, and as a great favour, that he would let it at all.
My zeal in your behalf ye cannot doubt; Ruthless indeed were I and obdurate If such petitioners as you I spurned.
And, one night, when his mother, in the last agony of her despair, knelt at his feet, he spurned her from him,--threw her senseless on the floor, and, with brutal curses, fled to his ship.
A variety of occupations, of objects, and of company, which could not be procured at Barton, would be inevitable there, and might yet, she hoped, cheat Marianne, at times, into some interest beyond herself, and even into some amusement, much as the ideas of both might now be spurned by her.
And second-half substitute Neal Maupay, who netted on debut against Watford a week earlier, also spurned a golden chance in the final minute of normal time, firing over with the goal gaping.
Hyderabad: A college student was critically injured when a spurned lover attacked her with a sickle here on Wednesday, the police said.
Jayakumar on Friday spurned the reports of the ruling party, seeking truce with expelled All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) general secretary V.